8 days in New Delhi & Amritsar Itinerary

8 days in New Delhi & Amritsar Itinerary

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8 days in New Delhi & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Pune

4
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Bring the kids along to Heritage Transport Museum and Jantar Mantar. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gandhi Smriti and Humayun's Tomb. Spend the 18th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, admire the masterpieces at Crafts Museum, see the interesting displays at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi road trip planner.

Pune to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Heritage Transport Museum
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Heritage Transport Museum ©
Heritage Transport Museum
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

3
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tarn Taran Sahib and Punjab State War Heroes Memorial & Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Virasat-e-Khlasa and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, and stop by India House.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Amritsar when traveling from New Delhi in May, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Virasat-e-Khlasa
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War Memorial & Museum ©
War Memorial & Museum
Spas
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

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